Code Geass R2 to Move to 2 am on Adult Swim Starting November 8th; Official Site Now Live
November 3, 2008 (Cypress, CA) – Bandai Entertainment Inc. announced today that Code Geass R2 will move to 2am on Adult Swim starting November 8th with a rebroadcast of the first episode “The Day the Demon Awakens” which premiered last Saturday. Subsequent episodes will air at 2am each week.
Additionally, it was announced today the official R2 website is now live and can be found at http://code-geassr2.bandai-ent.com/
R2 continues the Code Geass story immediately following the events of the Season 1 which just concluded airing on Adult Swim. Lelouch and Suzaku are on a collision course as Zero's revolution escalates toward its climatic conclusion.
One of the most successful anime in recent years, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion features animation studio Sunrise and a story by Goro Taniguchi (s-CRY-ed, Planetes) and Ichiro Okouchi (Eureka SeveN, Planetes) and character designs by the legendary manga creators CLAMP. The story is a military drama with intricate plot lines and robotic action about the character Lelouch and his journey to overthrow a totalitarian regime that has invaded Japan. The series has garnered an amazing number of accolades since its premiere in Japan: Winner of Best Anime Series, 6th Annual Tokyo Anime Awards 2007, Winner Best Anime TV series, Animation KOBE Event, Winner Best Anime TV series, Male Character and Song, 29th Animage Anime Grand Prix Awards, and winner of best male and female voice actor at the Seiyu Awards, to name a few.
Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 will follow its broadcast with a DVD release planned for 2009.
About Bandai Entertainment Inc. www.bandai-ent.com
Bandai Entertainment Inc. is a subsidiary of Namco Bandai Holdings (USA) Inc. and the premier distributor of Japanese animation on DVD and programming for television broadcast in North America. Titles include Gurren Lagann, Gundam 00, Lucky Star, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Sword of the Stranger, The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Cowboy Bebop, Outlaw Star, Escaflowne, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex and many more.
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